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Diana's White House Garden by Elisa Carbone

Diana’s White House Garden by Elisa Carbone; illustrated by Jen Hill. 2017. Pencil, gouache, and digital. Published by Viking.

Brief summary: Diana Hopkins lived in the White House with her father, Harry Hopkins, who was the chief advisor to President Roosevelt. 321 more words

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DEMOCRATS DO NOT "OWN" BLACK VOTERS, FEMALE VOTERS, GAY VOTERS, THE POOR OR THE WORKING CLASS

Welcome back to Independent Voter site Balladeer’s Blog. In the past Democrats/ Liberals (really “illiberals”) mostly attacked Republicans or Conservatives, none of whom understood how to fight back effectively. 605 more words

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES

Our Gift to You, With Apologies

New York State has been the home state of seven presidents, more than any other state. In fairness, three of New York’s presidents were elected vice president on tickets topped by presidents with shorter life expectancies than presidential terms: Millard Fillmore became president upon Zachary Taylor’s death from a digestive illness caused by eating bad fruit at a fundraising event for the Washington Monument; Chester Arthur and Theodore Roosevelt succeeded to the presidency upon the assassinations of James Garfield and William McKinley. 555 more words

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July 16th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1938, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passed into Seal Beach at 11:40 a.m. on his way to San Diego for a west coast fishing vacation. 68 more words

Seal Beach

America’s White Folks: Privileged or Slaves To An Inherited Fear!

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…” ~Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt

First, to those who may be offended by the title of this post: please accept my deepest apologies, particularly to those fellow-Americans who have awakened to the realities of our Country’s greatest achievements and deepest faults. 914 more words

Politics

Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..)

Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. 1,897 more words

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SHOW YOUR PATRIOTISM

July 3rd in history:

George Washington took command of the Continental Army of the colonies on July 3rd, 1775.

Four score and eight years later, 89 more words

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